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Ramblin’ Thomas

The rediscovery of bluesman Jesse “Babyface” Thomas in the ’70s was the same as a blues archivist’s two-for-one sale. It proved that the secret and up-til-then totally obscure ’20s documenting artist referred to as Rambling Thomas was the sibling of Jesse Thomas, as well as the last mentioned man could …

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Napoleon Strickland

Blessed circa 1920 close to Como, MS, Napoleon Strickland was referred to as the “fife-blowingest man in the condition of Mississippi.” He was well-known in the Southern for playing harmonica, electric guitar, and diddley-bow, some sort of poor man’s electric guitar that had only 1 string and was found in …

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Roebuck “Pops” Staples

The patriarch of 1 of music’s most successful families, Roebuck “Pops” Staples caused everyone from Robert Johnson to Curtis Mayfield. Roebuck Staples was created Dec 28, 1914, in Winona, Mississippi; a good friend of Charley Patton, he performed not merely with Johnson but also with such legends as Kid Home …

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Robert Johnson

If the blues includes a truly mythic body, one whose tale hangs within the music just how a Charlie Parker does over jazz or a Hank Williams does over country, it’s Robert Johnson, certainly one of the most celebrated body in the annals from the blues. Obviously, his tale is …

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Lightnin’ Hopkins

Sam Hopkins was a Tx nation bluesman of the best caliber whose profession began in the 1920s and stretched completely in to the 1980s. On the way, Hopkins viewed the genre modification incredibly, but he under no circumstances appreciably modified his mournful Lone Celebrity audio, which translated onto both acoustic …

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John Henry Barbee

A solid storyteller and good guitarist, John Henry Barbee discovered music playing in a variety of homes throughout Henning, Tennessee being a youth. He proved helpful for a short while with John Lee Williamson (Sonny Boy Williamson I) in 1934, after that began using Sunnyland Slender. They made performances over …

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Roy Rogers

A northern California-based blues guitarist, Roy Rogers functions firmly out of the Delta blues acoustic design and it is good using a slide. An associate of John Lee Hooker’s ’80s Coastline to Coast Music group, Rogers created and performed on Hooker’s Grammy-winning return recording, The Healer, and its own follow-up, …

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Son House

Child House’s place, not merely in the annals of Delta blues, however in the entire history of the music, is an extremely high 1 indeed. He was a significant innovator from the Delta design, together with his playing companions Charley Patton and Willie Dark brown. Few listening encounters within the …

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Steve James

Multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, and songwriter Steve Adam has carved a distinct segment for himself within the acoustic and folk-blues picture through a whole lot of touring. He’s constructed his group of fans the old-fashioned method, minus the support of a global record company advertising machine. Adam, who plays Country wide steel …

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CeDell Davis

CeDell Davis was created in 1927 in Helena, AR. His correct hands was crippled by polio at age ten, therefore he turned his guitar to some left-handed bottleneck design, making for a distinctive, atonal audio. He performed locally through the entire 1950s and ’60s, with close friends such as for …

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